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Pastor of Student Ministry

First Baptist Church

Dayton, TX

Full-Time Ministry Position
TX, Dayton - First Baptist Church  |  PASTOR OF STUDENT MINISTRY Image Shadow
TX, Dayton - First Baptist Church  |  PASTOR OF STUDENT MINISTRY Image Shadow
TX, Dayton - First Baptist Church  |  PASTOR OF STUDENT MINISTRY Image Shadow


Southern Baptist


First Baptist Church Dayton is seeking a Pastor of Student Ministries to come alongside our lead pastor, deacons, and congregation to build upon our current Student Ministry. We are looking for a Student Pastor who desires to build a student ministry which will glorify God in all things. We are looking for a man who as a pastor is full of energy, dedicated to hard work, and willing to invest his life in students. This pastor will be given the freedom, within the scope of FBC’s vision, to use his gifts and skillset to build and lead these ministries. With our facilities, proximity to the schools, and the support of our leadership, the sky is the limit for the pastor who takes on this position. If this position interests you after looking at the qualifications and responsibilities listed below, please email your resume, a picture of you and your family, 2 sermons (if available, not mandatory), and a list of references (only the references of the final three candidates will be checked) to [email protected]


90% of responsibility – Student Ministries

  • Develop a student ministry 6th-12th grade which is Christ honoring and culturally relevant
  • Recruit, equip, and develop volunteer leaders
  • Teach student life group Sunday Mornings
  • Preach/teach Wednesday night student gathering
  • Plan, prepare, budget student outreach events (weekly, monthly, annual)
  • Attend High School and Jr. High school events and extra-curricular activities
  • Build relationships with the parents of students
  • Be involved in the community building relationships with organizations that will help student engagement

5% of responsibility – Children Ministries

  • Oversee and support our current children’s ministry volunteer team
  • Recruit, equip, develop volunteer leaders
  • Teach Children’s Church as needed
  • Build relationships with parents of children
  • Work with and support our children’s ministry team in scheduling outreach events

5% of responsibility – Church Administration

  • Weekly Staff Meetings
  • Available for weddings, funerals, counseling as needed by Lead Pastor
  • Teach preschool chapels on rotating basis with Lead Pastor
  • Manage any tasks assigned by Church leadership

Experience Desired:

  • Experience in Student Ministry
  • Experience serving as paid church staff, experience overseeing church staff a plus
  • Experience in building and developing teams of volunteers
  • Experience in working in a team environment within a church staff setting

Education Desired (but not required):

  • Bachelor’s Degree with biblical emphasis, student ministry a plus

Skills Desired:

  • Team Player
  • Ability to cast and communicate vision creatively, consistently and clearly
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, relational skills and emotional IQ, with the ability to encourage and inspire
  • Ability to self-critique ministry and make changes if/when necessary
  • Effective preaching/teaching skills with clear evidence of teaching for transformation
  • Ability to develop teams and lead people to do ministry
  • Ability to be the bridge between students and parents bringing the Gospel into focus

Character Traits Desired:

  • Integrity
  • Enjoys laughing and having fun
  • Soft heart
  • Passion for Christ
  • Passion for discipleship (holistic discipleship, not just Bible study)
  • Fun to be around
  • Loyal
  • Able to receive constructive criticism




May 15, 2021


First Baptist Church ATTN: Julie Spell
202 E. Houston Street
Dayton, TX 77535
(936) 258-8231
[email protected]